Buyer/Senior Buyer

Location
West Yorkshire
Salary
GBP30000 - GBP45000 per annum + car, pension, holidays, healthcare
Posted
20 Jul 2017
Closes
19 Aug 2017
Ref
13835348/001
Contact
Richard Jones
Specialist Area
Buying
Job Level
Buyer
Sector
Construction
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

An excellent opportunity is available for a Construction Buyer to join a main contractor based in the Leeds area, this key role will be involved the in procurement of materials, plant and sub-contract packages for major build projects.

Client Details

My client is a main contractor with a leading reputation in their field who are passionate about good procurement practises. They are experiencing a large area of growth and are looking for a Buyer to join their team

Description

The key responsibilities will be;

  • To obtain quotations for plant, materials and sub-contractors, ensuring the best prices and payments terms.
  • Implement supply chain agreements and discount / rebate structures.
  • Work closely with site / project teams to deliver required plant and material resources as per programme.
  • Ensure materials meet specification
  • Manage and maintain the approved supply chain list both regionally and nationally as projects dictate.

Profile

To be considered for the role you should fit the following criteria;

  • Primarily you should be able to demonstrate a proven track record operating in a similar construction buying role.
  • Be comfortable procuring materials and sub-contractor packages.
  • Be able to demonstrate a high level of commercial awareness.
  • Hold strong communication and IT skills
  • Be able to work under minimal supervision, but comfortable working with broader project/commercial team.

Job Offer

My client is looking to offer a base salary of up to £35k + competitive package for the ideal candidate.